See also: Lactose

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Borrowing from French lactose, coined by French chemist Marcelin Berthelot, from Latin lac ‎(milk) + -ose ‎(sugar) (derivation of sucrose).

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lactose ‎(countable and uncountable, plural lactoses)

  1. (biochemistry) The disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products, C12H22O11, (a product of glucose and galactose) used as a food and in medicinal compounds.

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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lac‧to‧se

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From Latin lac ‎(milk) +‎ -ose ‎(sugar) (derivation of sucrose).

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lactose f ‎(uncountable)

  1. lactose

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lactose m ‎(uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) lactose

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lactose f (plural lactoses)

  1. (biochemistry) lactose (disaccharide sugar of milk)

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